About 15% of people infected with yellow fever progress to a severe form of the illness, and half of those will die, as there is no cure for yellow fever.
Read More There is ongoing concern about the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus and the impact of Zika infections on pregnant women and their babies.
There are also concerns that Zika infection can, in rare instances, lead to Guillain-Barré syndrome, a serious immune system disorder.
There has been a prolonged period of political unrest and street violence in many areas in Nicaragua since mid-April 2018.
This has involved the use of tear gas, rubber bullets and live ammunition, causing many serious casualties and fatalities.
Countries with the ban could impose a hefty fine and/or a prison sentence if it is deemed you attempted to import a prohibited item. Read More The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade liaises with the Ministry of Health to provide information on health issues for New Zealand travellers, including information on disease outbreaks and health precautions for travellers.
For more information on travel health issues, please see our Health and Travel page. Zika has spread to many tropical and sub-tropical countries.Cases of Zika virus have been reported in Africa, southern Asia, the Pacific Islands, and the Americas.According to the information available, the only Paci...Read More Don’t want your holiday to go up in smoke?Ash clouds have severely disrupted air travel in and out of Bali - Ngurah Rai (Bali) International Airport was closed overnight on 28 June 2018.